Heavy Hitters for Kickboxer remake!

The remake of JCVD’s classic  Kickboxer  just got more interesting! The full cast has been revealed and it includes some of today’s top martial arts stars. Already confirmed for the film was former UFC Champ George St. Pierre, Dave Bautista,  and Alain Moussi. Set to be directed  by Stephen Fung ( Tai Chi Zero and Hero) Kickboxer is looking to be very promising. Check out some clips of the stars and get a taste of what’s in store for Kickboxer!

Sh**t just got real!

In the world of MMA action speaks loder than words ( except if you are Chael Sonnen) and it was alot of “talking” going on between current UFC Light Heavy champion and undefeated contender Daniel Cormier. Over the recent months there has been some trash talk betwen the two. Things got REAL recently and here,s the footage:

Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier Brawl at UFC 178 Media …: http://youtu.be/-uK23HPTiOY

Jon Jones tweets:

Daniel Cormier tweets:

I am definitely looking foward to this fight!

Donnie Yen goes to the Jungle?

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Martial Arts movie dynamo Donnie Yen is back with a teaser  trailer for the upcoming thriller Kung Fu Jungle.Kung Fu Jungle is  directed by Teddy Chan and also starring Wang Baoqiang. The teaser looks intriguing and slightly creepy and the small glimpses of action look very good.

The plot(taken from donnieyen.asia): A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.

Check out the teaser and see if you wan to join Donnie Yen in the Kung Fu Jungle!

 

 

 

Bruce Lee comes to the UFC!!!!

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(courtesy mma-junkie.com)

Check out our sister site’s post regarding Bruce Lee as a playable character in the upcoming “EA Sports UFC” video gamne due out June 17!!!! Can “The Little Dragon” hold his own against the current crop of elite UFC fighters? Will his signature kiai stop his opponents in their tracks? Get the game and find out!!!!

Back with a Vengeance

Martial Arts and MMA Videos is back!!!! Stay tuned for reviews, commentary, and thoughts about modern martial arts movies (especially with an MMA flavor)! MMA news items, a store is coming soon, and more. Thanks for following and I hope we can continue our love of MMA together!!!

PS Check out filmfandojo.com if you are interested in old school kung fu movies and theme related merchandise.

MMA Global Domination!

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(courtesy of globaltimes.cn)

Hey fellow MMA fans check out this article from globaltimes.cn on Chinese MMA. Are the fighting arts coming full circle? Will the Chinese be able to compete on a global level with Americans, Brazilians, and Japanese?  Time will tell, but for fans of MMA China’s entry into the world of mixed martial arts will be a fun journey to watch!

Special thanks to Bud Jenkins over at Kung Fu Tea for this article. Head over to the site for interesting discussions about the state of Chinese Martial Arts (historical and modern) and some interesting trends and challenges they face!

Cung Le – The Making Of A Champion

Cung Le is a great fighter and a man who embodies the martial arts! Humble, skilled, and always improving!!!!

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Único representante do Sanshou no UFC. Cung Le já participou de diversos filmes de Kung Fu. Entre eles estão os mais recentes “The man with iron fists” e o ainda inédito no Brasil “The Grand Master”. Na verdade, Cung Le treinou desde pequeno Tae Kwon Do e Wrestling. Até que um dia foi convidado a participar de um campeonato de Sanshou, onde sagrou-se campeão. Desde então, não parou mais de lutar.

This videos shows a bit of life story of Cung Le. The onlye sanshou fighter competing in the UFC. Cung Le is also a big star in martial movies. His last work was a small part in the acclaimed Wong Kar-wai “The Grand Master” movie.

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